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  1. Thread: pr0n, schooner

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    Re: pr0n, schooner

    What's Peerie's footnote again?
  2. Re: if we can have repost after repost of the same trump story ad nauseum

    The disregard for hiking straps being the WBF's version of the disregard for underwear. Or maybe the foot is a subtle clue to how much more the main halyard could be taken in.
  3. Re: if we can have repost after repost of the same trump story ad nauseum

    I've been pondering why a boat so badly sailed can be apparently photogenic.

    If I'd taken that picture I would have thought it insulting to let it see the light of day.

    That must be part of the...
  4. Thread: Summa ____ Laude.

    by Hwyl
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    Re: Summa ____ Laude.

    It's the software, WBF allows that word, but won't allow a certain kind of mushroom : ****ake or toy dog ****zu.
  5. Re: if we can have repost after repost of the same trump story ad nauseum

    WT Fowl.
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    Re: Happy birthday to Ed Harrow...

    Happy birthday sir.
  7. Re: Stand by me...a celebration of Ben E King's life.

    A very good break down of the song.
    www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-44200577
  8. Thread: Music Jokes

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    Re: Music Jokes

    Did you hear about the band leaders couple who called all there triplets "Anna".

    Anna one, Anna two, and Anna three,
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    Re: Lofting the Brewer catboat

    Professional crew wipe the dew off every surface, it's a washdown without a hose.
  10. Thread: ease up a bit

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    Re: ease up a bit

    Two disparate genres.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dxrrHtsGpg
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    Re: ny cl Herreshoff-Fife

    I don't think it's a NY 30, here are the lines drawing. http://www.ny30.org/pdfs/ny30_linedrawings.pdf
  12. Thread: Country music?

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    Re: Country music?

    In honour of Tulsy. Nice boat too.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPCjC543llU
  13. Re: The other kind of sculling for auxiliary power

    That's great.
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    Re: Oh dear what have i done!!

    First thing is to get that jib off. I'm sure you know; lapstrake translates to clinker. You're in one of the best places in the world to work on a boat.
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    Re: Found a Grabit boathook...

    I had one that worked with an of the shelf carbine hook. It was a channel on the end of the pole that held the carbine open. It worked remarkably well.
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    Re: Bolger Black Skimmer

    You're right Dan. Somehow I missed a whole section of the thread.
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    Re: Bolger Black Skimmer

    Lance, I thought she was seriously for sale.
  18. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    Welcome back. You were missed.
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    Re: Luanch Trolley Ideas, Anyone?

    I'd work on generally reducing the height of everything. With the set up you have now yo'd have to be in deep water to float the boat on.
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    Re: Religion in the US - current data

    I suspect, only by observation, that lapsed and agnostics who lean in favor of aetheism are more likely to be from the protestant slice of the pie. Thereby skewing the results.

    I know of many...
  21. Thread: Upstaged

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    Re: Upstaged

    Good luck
  22. Thread: Rolls Royce SUV

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    Re: Rolls Royce SUV

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/classified/automotive/ct-autos-rolls-royce-cullinan-20180510-story.html
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    Re: A neat fuel efficient launch

    A nice bump Ed. That dodger could use some clear panels. I miss your dad.
  24. Re: Hey JohnW. Give us a lesson on First Editions.

    I have this https://www.amazon.com/Fast-Bonnie-History-William-Yachtbuilders/dp/0859765660 I paid $15 for it. When I bought it Amazon was listing it for several thousand monetary units.
    It's a...
  25. Thread: Phillip

    by Hwyl
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    Re: Phillip

    One of my favourite threads.

    http://forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?86446-Masonry-Question-Shiners-Upsidedown-bricks
  26. Thread: Phillip

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    Re: Phillip

    The bilge would empty out if everyone had that philosophy.

    Hang in there buddy.
  27. Re: Footage from the start of the next leg of the Volvo

    Very tight and slow finish.
  28. Re: Footage from the start of the next leg of the Volvo

    They're in waters I know very well now. Should be a very tactical finish. I'm torn as to which side of the exclusion zone I'd pick. I think I'll go with the Western (Point Jude) side.
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    Re: Happy Birthday Aulikki

    Happiest of birthdays.
  30. Re: Obama, Bush to give eulogies at McCain's eventual funeral

    You actually took a wrong turn in 1776.
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    Re: Solo Transatlantic Rowing Attempt

    Not much form stability.
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    Re: Albuquerque to Denver

    When are you going. I'll be in Denver from the 10th. Herself is getting a new knee (possibly, she has a pretty serious cough right now). I f she has the knee op, we probably can't accommodate you...
  33. Thread: Hey Varadero.

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    Re: Hey Varadero.

    I sent you a PM a few days ago, saying he'd posted on a Facebook group that I'm a member of.
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    Hey Rum Pirate..Your link has ransomware.

    Post 5 on the Cosby Huxtable thread. I hit the Snopes link and I got pop ups with demands. I shut my computer down and it reappeared on opening. I shut down again and it seems OK
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    Re: Bill Cosby is NOT Cliff Huxstable

    The link in the above posting has a virus on it. DO NOT OPEN
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    Re: Some sailing ships, looking right...

    One of my favourite books is "A million miles in Sail" by John Herries McCulloch, about Captain C.C. Dixon. Captain Dixon apologises for he hyperbole in the title, because he'd only sailed a million...
  37. Thread: The Glen report

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    Re: The Glen report

    I was asking about him in BYOB today. I thought he was due back today, but clearly not.

    good luck Glen, the troglodytes are running amuck here. You're needed.
  38. Thread: Byob !!!!!!

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    Re: Byob !!!!!!

    When does Glen get back. I thought it was May 1.
  39. Re: Don't ever do for a man what he is able to do for himself.

    I also believe in sharing tasks, however I think it's impossible for men to fold fitted sheets, I avoid it by just putting the newly laundered sheets right back on the bed.

    Then there's yoga, I'm...
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    Re: Penobscot Bay, Maine

    You can obviously park in my driveway too but I’m a long way from the action. But the offer stands and helping with the way I.can.
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    Re: Update on the new Americas cup class boats.

    I have no problem with the boats. I do worry about the exclusion perimeter around the boats. I see the sense in it, and have long ditched Elvstom's advice, that the only way of proving a boat is...
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    Re: Update on the new Americas cup class boats.

    Thanks John. They seem to have a clear vision.
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    Re: Discouraged with WB magazine advertising

    14977
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    Re: Happy birthday to Bernadette.

    Happy birthday. I'm never sure if the date is right for our Antipodean friends.
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    Re: Maine, a state apart

    There is so much wrong with this statement 1) The implication that keeping other races than yourself out is good relations.
    2) You live within a stone's throw of Orono. Which contains a diverse...
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    Re: 5000 Miles in a Spitfire

    Amazing. May I ask one question: The plane will probably never perform in negative G;s, so in the rebuild did they (and you) include a Miss Shilling's orifice .? I've always thought that was a very...
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    Re: See ya on da wata!

    Very nice in deed. Your basement is about the same size as mine.
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    Re: Outstanding sailing video

    I've never seen a boom vang on a bridle before. I'm still trying to decide if it's a good idea.
  49. Thread: #262

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    Re: #262

    Also in "Launchings" there's the mention of an Arctic Tern built in Alaska by Andrew Hartsig. I can't find the thread
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    Re: Outstanding sailing video

    That's great. I think the Open 60's are head and shoulders above the Volvo boats. The traveler is behind the working area of the cockpit. Having the traveler go through the cockpit was one of the...
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